Desi funders form collective to take on foreign investors
Funder’s Forum gets ready to compete with marquee Silicon Valley investors, while Pioneering Ventures’ new fund looks to reach a million farmers.
Latest funds will be used to make profits, shave off burn, says Flipkart investor
Asked how difficult it was for Flipkart to get investors on...
Former Infosys employees and Accel Partners combine to incubate startup ideas
Dhar, along with former Infosys executive Dutt and financial ma...
Milofy to help Indian couples meet and greet
Milofy which was first launched in New York in September last year, helps couples discover and socialise with like-minded couples
Walmart may approach income tax department to determine tax liability in Flipkart deal
In May, the I-T department had written to Walmart, saying that the US company can seek guidance about the tax liability under Section 195 (2) of the I-T Act.
CapriCoast.com plans to launch India's first marketplace for Home Automation solutions
Accel Partners and RB Investments funded CapriCoast.com, is India’s first and only online Home Solutions marketplace with a hybrid Online-to- Offline (O2O) model.
Kerala-based health startup raises funding from Accel Partners
A round of funding led by Accel Partners taking the total sum raised from its inception three years ago to $9 million.
Zarget launches RespectStartups, a platform to help early-stage companies
The platform is aimed at helping early-stage startups that often struggle with funds to buy licensed software products.
Post merger with Housing, PropTiger lays off 200 people
About a month back PropTiger merged with Housing.com in an all-stock deal at an undisclosed valuation. The company had acquired property classifieds portal Makaan.com in 2015.
Falcon Edge may invest $30 million in Stanza Living
Stanza Living is believed to be in the process of raising about $50 million in fresh financing.
Zenoti to launch SaaSy marketplace
Zenoti foresees an increased adoption of the company’s software solutions among smaller players signing up for their software needs.
Opinio to develop product for backend logistics for CureFit
Last year, CureFit also invested $3 million for a controlling stake in Cult that provides training without using machines. The startup recently scaled up its operations in Bangalore to six centres.
Startups bring fans closer to sport idols
From auctioning memorabillia to giving rewards for playing games, these startups are bridging the gap between fans and their sport idols.
How India's startup story changed in 2016
Flipkart, Snapdeal, and Ola, the poster children of the Indian startup scene, watched their valuation dropping — Flipkart, most notably, from over $15 billion to $5 billion.
Accel creates platform to get Valley talent
Prashanth Prakash, partner at Accel said that the need for a reverse brain-drain sort of programme arose from the low maturity of the Indian startup ecosystem compared to the US counterpart.
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